Top 15 most searched stocks in the NASDAQ 100 over the last 12 months. See below for the results:
Know The Trend Google Trends is excellent at identifying keywords that are gaining in popularity. Products or services that a particular corporation offers for sale can be searched in Google Trends to determine user interest. For instance, you may find that the number of keyword searches for the term “Pizza” has been steadily increasing over … More How to Invest Using Google Trends
Here is what Google Finance has to say about Benefit Focus Inc: A provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers, and brokers. The Benefitfocus platform provides an integrated suite of solutions that enables its employer and insurance carrier customers to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage, and exchange benefits information. The Company’s solutions … More Google Trends Stock Search: Benefitfocus Inc
Google Finance had the following to say about the company’s activities: Enables companies to engage and convert their customers online whether they are on a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Through its predictive algorithms, the Company delivers performance- based online display advertising on real-time consumer data. The Company serves more than 4,000 e-commerce companies across 37 … More Google Trends Stock Search: Criteo S.A.
[See here for a refresher on the applicability of forecasting unemployment rate movements using google trends.] With 10 days to go in the month of April, we have already seen searches for the term “Unemployment Benefits” surpass search volume levels for the same month last year. In fact, the search volume for the term has also outpaced … More April 2014: Unemployment Rate Predictions
Correlations are a very powerful statistical tool in the realm of finance and equity markets. Correlations can explain in a single value(correlation coefficient) to what degree that variable A will increase/decrease in the event that variable B has increased by say 50%. A perfectly positive correlation between variable A and B would have Variable A … More Looking for a Confirmation Indicator for the S&P 500? Look no further!
This is a follow up post to my original post on the applicability of using google trends to forecast movements in US Unemployment rate. (See here for a refresher.) Search volume for the term “Unemployment Benefits” during the month of March 2014 came in about 28% greater than the same period last year. This would … More March 2014 Unemployment Rate Predictions